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Dec 5, 2013 2:35am EST
and snow. three inches of snow from oklahoma city to st. louis. snow begins tonight and lasts through friday and also looking for significant ice including little rock, dallas especially the morning commute on friday will be dangerous. also widespread power outages. back to you. >>> accu-weather also saying it has never ever gotten this cold in central valley parts of california where so much citrus is growing and it's going to dip below zero again in fresno and las vegas. have you ever heard of las vegas getting that cold? >> that is horrible. not so cold that it will potentially kill the fruit, the crop this year. the last time it was cold in the '90s, not even this cold it was killing citrus trees themselves. the tree dies, not just the fruit on the tree. that's how crazy cold it is. >> it goes deep. my goodness. >>> here's a look at the rest of the thursday forecast. freezing rain and sleet in parts of northern new england. scattered showers from northern virginia to the southern appalachians. mix of rain and snow for new mexico and the southeast arizona. >> 40s and 50s in the des
Dec 5, 2013 1:40am PST
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Dec 2, 2013 3:00am PST
continue overnight here. a nightmare early morning train derailment here in new york city. >> it was like a movie scene basically. >> reporter: seven passenger train cars careening off their tracks, two toppling on their sides, killing four people. hurting more than 60 others. throwing some of the more than 100 on board from their seats. >> the next thing i know two people across the train come flying at me and fell on top of me. >> reporter: just before 6:00 sunday morning, the metro north express train left poughkeepsie, new york, from manhattan's grand central terminal. it was rounding a corner in the bronx, and at 7:20 a.m. it derailed. investigators looking into unconfirmed reports the train may have been speeding and other unverified claims the conductor tried to hit the brakes, but they failed. >> our mission is to understand not just what happened but why it happened with the intent of preventing it from happening again. >> reporter: the trains remaining here along the banks of the river until the ntsb has finished inspecting each car. where two men and two women lost their lives.
Dec 4, 2013 1:40am PST
of cars, like these, in rapid city, have been spinning out of control and running off the roads. today, they are bracing for blizzard conditions and up to 18 inches of snow from the dakotas to michigan. the icy blast is threatening citrus growers across california. farmers have been scrambling to insulate their crops, wrapping trees, spraying water and using wind machines to circulate warmer air. forecasters say they could see record lows by tomorrow evening. cold enough to jeopardize those crops. >>> the arctic weather system is moving coast to coast putting windchills in the danger zone. >> let's get the latest from accu-weather meteorologist jim dickey. good morning, jim. >>> good morning, john and diana. extreme cold on tap for the nation's mid section and much of the west. an arctic the air mass dives in out of canada on the fringes of that colder air an area of low pressure is drifting toward lake superior. we're going to see snowfall in the upper midwest again today. for a bull's eye, 6 to 12 inches of snow. duluth, three to six-inch range into minneapolis
Dec 2, 2013 2:30am EST
for the cause of a deadly commuter train derailment in new york city. four people died and dozens were hurt when the train flew off of its tracks while rounding a curve. we have more details in just a moment. >>> black ice blamed for nearly 70 vehicles skidding out of control and crashing in to each other in massachusetts. the chain-reaction pileup left dozens of people injured. >>> phase two of the holiday shopping push kicks off with cybermonday. they predict americans will spend $2 billion on-line. by tonight, americans will have spent an estimated $57 billion this weekend. >>> as cybermonday begins we learn that amazon is looking in to deliveries but drone but the retail drone strikes are two to three years away. those are some of our top stories on this monday. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now" with john muller and diana perez. >> i don't know. package deliveries by drone. >> you are all about cybermonday. you are going to do all of your christmas shopping today. >> i'm all about not leaving my sweat pants and tv room. >> like most men, although there were a lot of guys
Dec 3, 2013 1:40am PST
real estate, making deliveries, policing cities and watching the border, it could be chaos in the skies. case and point, this unauthorized drone flight over new york city skyscrapers stayed up less than three minutes before crunching in to the city sidewalk. these drones currently fly 20 to 45 minutes. gps can be blocked in urban areas. it is hard for drones to avoid moving objects, like cars or people and they are difficult for other aircraft to see. at purdue university, they are developing a drone that would fit the amazon scenario. >> we crashed the first three times we took off. >> reporter: sometimes it is simple as drifting off course which could mean your gift delivery goes to your neighbor's house and even then who's going to ring the doorbell? jim avila, abc news, washington. >> sounds like a lot of problems. >> a million reasons why it won't work but if there is a will there is a way. it is working already. >> did you hear something? >> hey, look at that. you needed that, didn't you? >> i wanted a pizza. i wanted the pizza. i think it's the neighbors. >> no thanks, drone nole
Dec 6, 2013 2:35am EST
conditions are deemed unsafe. >> thank you. >>> in oklahoma city, conditions are so dangerous people are urged to stay home today unless it is absolutely necessary to go sglouds our coverage is continuing at accu-weather with meteorologist jim dickey has dire predictions. good morning, jim. >> good morning, john and diana. we continue to deal with extreme cold here in the midwest, northern plains and rockies. these are early morning examines, not windchill values. minus four minneapolis. minus 15 pierre, minus 12 in denver. last night denver fell to minus 15 that died the record for the day. as it moves south and east relative warmth. as the two collide seeing heavy rain, snow and in the middle freezing rain. we have a layer of warmth in the middle of the atmosphere. snow comes in to that. memts at the surface and falls to ice, encasing roadways and trees. it could be days before power is restored. back to you. >> thank you. >>> here's a look at the rest of the weather. a wintry mix for the northeast. clear and mild in southern georgia and florida. sunny across the southwest but the
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
ready for another deep freeze coming to cities near you this week. a rough morning commute especially in the northeast. larry jacobs, abc news, new york. >> freezing rain advisories are posted from chicago to the east coast this morning. >> our coverage continues now with accu-weather where meteorologist justin povick is tracking the storm. good morning, justin. >> unfortunately on the east coast it's another sloppy start to our monday. dealing with freezing rain and a little bit of sleet. there's some light at the end of the tunnel as warmer temperatures arrive later on today. for the next couple of hours, potential for a little icing central and northern virginia, central maryland, d.c., philadelphia, new york city, you are already in the clear. as we go in to this afternoon, the high temperatures area-wide warm over the freezing mark. we will look at the plain rain for a handful of states. this is, by far, better to deal with rather than the sleet, the snow and freezing rain. here's a set up. warm flow of air from the south. still showers along 95. cooler temperatures not too far o
Dec 6, 2013 1:40am PST
cold. oklahoma city chillier than anchorage, alaska. this oregon mill was coated in ice. in california, growers are burning peach pits for enough heat to save a $2 billion citrus crop. >> we have to protect it at all costs. >> reporter: in denver, they are de-icing planes and trying to find shelter for the homeless. >> these sorts of nights don't happen a lot but it is dangerous. >> reporter: staying warm means piling on the layers. >> i've got this coat and then a sweater and long-sleeve shirt and thermal underwear under that. >> reporter: denver tied a chilly record at minus 15 degrees. at tom's urban restaurant. >> this is our walk-in cooler this is 35, 38 degrees. it's actually warmer in the freezer. >> two degrees. >> that is 17 degrees warmer than outside. >> this is where we warm up. >> reporter: and now criminals are taking advantage of the cold looking for puffers. what's a puffer? it is a car that an owner leaves running unattended so they can warm it up. police say they have had a half dozen puffer cars stolen. clayton sandell, abc news, denver. >> from the ice storm in the
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